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Reacting to Project Management Feedback

Reacting to Project Management Feedback

When reacting to negative feedback: Ask for clarification on anything you don’t understand. Taking your toys and going home never helps. If you hear something negative about your performance or decision or action, etc., try to go to the source and get more...
Ways the Project Manager can add Value to Projects

Ways the Project Manager can add Value to Projects

Add technical oversight and effort where needed If you’re the project manager and you bring some technical skills to the table, use those when possible to fill in gaps. I was onsite with my team at one major airline customer for a software install and I found myself...

Five Ways to Ensure Project Profitability – Part 1

The last thing any IT project management consultant wants to do is get caught up in a consulting or PM engagement that costs them lots of time and effort and in the end makes them very little money. It’s frustrating, it’s counter-productive, and it almost certainly...
Handing off a Project to Another Project Manager

Handing off a Project to Another Project Manager

There comes a time in almost every project manager’s career when they need to give away a project. The reasons can be many….you may have just been given a critical project that requires you to lighten your overall load, a change in the project may require skills that...